Former Hawkeye Keenan Davis Shines In Dolphins Debut

By Mike Hlas (Story) and Josh Christensen (Video)


By Josh Christensen

Rookie wide receiver Keenan Davis of Iowa certainly was involved in his first NFL preseason game.

Davis had a 5-yard touchdown catch, three receptions for 48 yards, and tipped a pass that was caught by teammate Kyle Miller for a TD in the Miami Dolphins’ 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night. To see a video of the catch, click here.

Not bad for a guy who had been cut by the Cleveland Browns a little over a week ago.

“You start rethinking what you’ve got to do, re-thinking your approach to how it was at Cleveland, to a different team. It was definitely an emotional roller coaster. I just kept working, waiting for the call,” Davis told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel recently.

Davis’ Iowa teammate, Marvin McNutt, did not have a catch for the Dolphins. McNutt spent last year with the Philadelphia Eagles, almost all of it on the practice squad. For a video interview with McNutt on the Dolphins’ website, click here.

The news isn’t as good for former Iowa offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, a Green Bay Packers starter.

Bulaga injured a knee Saturday night in the Packers’ intrasquad scrimmage at Lambeau Field. A source told Pro Football Talk’s Mike Fiorio that Bulaga tore an ACL.

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